Thursday 24 September 2020 7:30PM

Jean-Guihen Queyras cello

Saygun, Britten and Kodály


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for our 2020/21 Season Autumn concerts are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • Jean-Guihen Queyras cello

Since Bach’s famous examples, many composers have added to the catalogue of works for solo cello. In the first programme of his residency, Jean-Guihen Queyras focuses on the genre, with major works by Benjamin Britten (his final cello suite) and Zoltán Kodály (his mighty solo sonata) alongside a 1955 work by Saygun.

  • Ahmet Adnan Saygun (1907-1991)
        • Partita for solo cello Op. 31
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Cello Suite No. 3 Op. 87
  • Interval
  • Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
        • Sonata for solo cello Op. 8

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